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Avalon Grille

423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-7494
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (54 reviews)
“grilled octopus” (10 reviews)
“cobb salad” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

A bit too expensive for what we got, and the service was abyssmal -- it took over 45 minutes to get our food, the waiter was scarce to find, and when we did get our order, several errors. Yeah, the place is relatively new, but...More

Thank 02Racer
CatalinaSCICo, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback about your recent experience at the Avalon Grille. While I am sorry to read about the service you received, I do thank you for your comments. I will be sure to address your slow service with my team...More

Reviewed 27 July 2014

We reserved this place on the advice of our hotel. It exceeded every wish we had for a nice dinner. Our food was local, very tasty, well presented and superb for our last night on the island. I ordered shrimp, which had they been fresher,...More

Thank Faye W
CatalinaSCICo, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting about your recent experience at the Avalon Grille on TripAdvisor. My staff and I appreciate your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. I will be sure to pass along your comments to...More

Reviewed 27 July 2014

I hate to post negative remarks, but this I have to do. We have been going here as a family or couple since the restaurant opened. The food, service and location were great, until last night. Our family of two couples and two boys (4...More

Thank lynndds
CatalinaSCICo, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting about your recent experience at the Avalon Grille. We thank you for your feedback as a returning customer; however, I am disappointed to read about your dinner here. I am sorry to hear that your meals were not prepared...More

Reviewed 24 July 2014

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from on the Island but Avalon Grille is a favorite that is a must eat. The setting is classy. Location is central, view is superb, and food is great. It is a little pricey, but this is Avalon...More

Thank DrForgot
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank for your dining with us at the Avalon Grille on your recent trip to Catalina Island. We loved having you as our guest and appreciate your feedback on TripAdvisor. We hope that you make it back to Avalon and the Avalon Grille...More

Reviewed 18 July 2014

One of the newer hip restaurants on the strand, Avalon Grille has a hopping bar, an elegant interior, and glass walls that open to the boardwalk. Views from all directions, but ask for a table nearest the promenade. The preparation of the dishes was superb....More

Thank StarLady99
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining with us on your recent trip to Catalina Island. We also appreciate you posting about your experience on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your octopus starter and the rest of your meal. Please come back...More

Reviewed 14 July 2014

Ok, this is a must do. This was my favorite dining experience on Catalina Island. It is really good. First, the location is perfect. It's in downtown across from the pier with an amazing view. The entire restaurant is open and the ambience is great....More

Thank SoCalIrish
CatalinaSCICo, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at the Avalon Grille on your recent trip to Catalina Island. We loved having you as our guest. My team and I are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us I will...More

Reviewed 10 July 2014

I have eaten here both times I have been to Catalina. Location is perfect. A friend had seafood and it was very good. Seems to get pretty busy, so that says a lot for the place in its self.More

1  Thank MurWI
CatalinaSCICo, Guest Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for returning to the Avalon Grille. We loved having you dine with us again. Also, thank you for posting about your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. My team and I are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with...More

Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

I had the halibut. Deserts amazing. Well worth the wait. Jeremy is a great server. Our 5 kids were agaga over him. Big tip for him. Great experience. Great atmo. Great service. Highly reco.More

Thank Andy M
CatalinaSCICo, Guest Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting about your recent experience at Avalon Grille on TripAdvisor. We very much appreciate your feedback. Jeremy will be happy to hear that you mentioned him in your review- I will be sure to pass along to him. Please come...More

Reviewed 7 July 2014

Another fantastic experience at Avalon Grille! We eat there everytime we are in Catalina. We had a large group of 8 this fourth of July weekend. Britany was the hostess and April was our server. Both of them were warm, welcoming, attentive and the food...More

Thank tonyriccio
CatalinaSCICo, Guest Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining with us at the Avalon Grille! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and your party. We very much appreciate your feedback on TripAdvisor. Please come back and see us again soon next...More

Reviewed 6 July 2014

My wife and I visited for dinner when we stayed on the island in July14. The staff was extremely unfriendly and our waitress failed to check on us on multiple occasions, when I asked her questions about the menu she was unable to answer basic...More

2  Thank Mike5052014
CatalinaSCICo, Guest Relations Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Dear Mike, Thank you for posting about your recent experience at the Avalon Grille on Yelp. I very much appreciate your feedback; however, I am very sorry to hear about your meal with us. I would love to hear more about your evening with us....More

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Yes, we will be offering Thanksgiving dinner.
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like others before me, ask the restaurant - most restaurants do, with varying corkage costs.
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23 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
    (Catalina Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-7494
  • E-mail
Description
Avalon's waterfront dining, located at the foot of the Green Pleasure Pier, is open seven days a week for lunch (Fri-Sun) and dinner with a lively, central bar and open air dining. The Avalon Grille features American regional dishes with a seasonal approach, paired with a world class selection of wines, micro-brew beers and cocktails in a casual and fun "al fresco" atmosphere overlooking Avalon Bay. The Avalon Grille boasts a fabulous menu including Miso Cured Bass, Lavender Roast Chicken and our famous Roasted Brussels Sprouts.
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